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Russell Rangers Host Summer Splash

Smith Center 12 and Under Summer Splash ChampsThe third annual Summer Splash was hosted at Russell's Memorial Park on Saturday by the Russell Rangers in conjunction with the Russell Recreation Commission.

More than 600 spectators and fans took in the action on a warm, mostly sunny day to watch teams play a total of 27 games in the 8 and under Machine Pitch, 10 and under and 12 and under Kid Pitch divisions.

The Russell Recreation Commission provided five playing fields as well as 16 employees for the all-day event.

Dodge City claimed the championship in the 8 and under Machine Pitch division while Smith Center took first place in both the 10 and under and 12 and under Kid Pitch divisions.

Smith Center 10 and Under Summer Splash Champs  Dodge City 8 and Under Summer Splash Champs

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